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In addition to the groups listed below, students are also encouraged to become members of local anthropological or archaeological organizations depending on where they live and work once they have graduated.

The Anthropology Club is a coalition of students interested in promoting and raising awareness about the field of Anthropology. This club provides a forum for students (undergraduate and graduate) to participate in lectures or hear from speakers on modern aspects of the anthropology discipline, attend field trips, provide direct hands-on learning experiences and mix 'n mingle with other students in social events and activities. It is the Anthropology Club's goal to help students and other interested parties explore and develop an appreciation for human diversity and the shared legacy of our common humanity. We invite all to participate.


Society for American Archaeology is an international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas. With more than 7,000 members, the society represents professionals, students, and archaeologists working in a variety of settings including government agencies, colleges and universities, museums, and the private sector.


The American Anthropological Association is the world's largest organization of individuals interested in anthropology. AAA seeks to promote the science of anthropology, to stimulate and coordinate the efforts of American anthropologists, to foster groups devoted to anthropology, to serve as a bond among American anthropologists and anthropologic organizations, and to publish and encourage the publication of matters pertaining to anthropology.

The American Alliance of Museums is the world's largest organization of individuals interested in museums representing more than 18,000 individual museum professionals and volunteers, almost 3,000 institutions, and 250 corporate members. AAM seeks to strengthen museums through leadership, advocacy, collaboration and service.

The Utah Museums Association is a professional organization of individuals interested in museums. UMA promotes the professional development and networking opportunities of Utah's museums. It connects museums to professional resources and best practice and serves as an advocate for Utah museums.